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Sotto Mare Oysteria & Seafood

552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3920
+1 415-398-3181
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cioppino” (634 reviews)
“sand dabs” (136 reviews)
“seafood” (532 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3920
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We got to Sotto Mare because our host on airbnb recomended it when we said we didnt want to eat on fishermans wharf. We were surprised by the food, simply amazing. We had the Cioppino - they say it serves two people, but if you...More

Thank Catarina N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to the restaurant by recomendations. The service is good. The Ciopino is great! The best I had! Very well served for two people.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok. We eat at great restaurants all over the world. Our food of choice being seafood. Sotto Mare is up there with the best. Had to wait half hour for a spot at the bar. So went next door to a bar with the pager...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the Beast Damn Crab cioppino , it was to die for. It was my 6 years old son birthday all the way from NC to San Francisco and it was my lucky day I found out about this restaurant. Everything thing was just...More

Thank Samuel J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I called ahead and made reservation for 5. When we got there the hostess give us a bit of attitude after she tried to sit us in the basement which had a musky smell. The rest of the evening the service deteriorated, despite a lot...More

Thank Perla C
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I walked in here towards the end of what looked like a busy lunch hour. We were seated at the bar in less than 5 minutes. Drinks arrived in another few minutes. We loved the atmosphere of the place - it was...More

Thank ACfromATX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food. Friendly family business for years and years. You feel like family as soon as you walk in.

Thank lcorio01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and could see all the cooking going on, quite entertaining! The cioppino was fabulous. Everything looked delicious that came from that kitchen. There will definitely be a return trip. Our waitress was superb, did not lack for anything and she...More

Thank Ronn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

everything perfect except the service! The food was EXCELLENT..!! BUT THE SERVICE (a woman hispanic) was very bad with us.. when we left (having paid a $ 200 dinner) he insulted us heavily and made horrible gestures.. but again, the owners are capable and competent...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far one of the best culinary highlights we've had in all of San Francisco. Incredible food, friendly service and a nice, cozy place give this restaurant 5 starts. I'd totally come back!

Thank Josh B
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Lisa B
15 July 2018|
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Response from kla2015 | Reviewed this property |
Informal ... come as you like (but no shorts probably)
Karen W
14 November 2017|
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Response from Bellauno | Reviewed this property |
I think they will split a regular order for two persons, but I don’t think there are half orders. It’s very reasonably price and terrific.
12 August 2017|
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Response from Kathryn L | Reviewed this property |
No reservations for parties of three or less. 6pm is a good walk in time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94133-3920
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Neighbourhood: North Beach / Telegraph Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-398-3181
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